Online Entry Submission System

Welcome to the Southwest Pool & Spa Show Awards of Excellence Entry Submission Site

 

The Entry Site is now closed. Thank you for your interest!

The SWPSS Award of Excellence recognizes and rewards installations of pools and hot tubs which showcase the most beautiful and creative work in our region.

The Benefits of Winning a SWPSS Award of Excellence:
A Valuable Marketing Tool. Winning a SWPSS Award of Excellence award translates directly into increased sales and an expanded customer base. Winners incorporate their achievement into their advertising, promotional materials and sales presentations.

Peer Recognition. SWPSS Award of Excellence 2021 winners will formally be honored during the Southwest Pool and Spa Show in Grapevine, Texas at the Industry Welcome Party to be held on Friday, February 5, 2021.

Who Can Enter the Competition?
All entrants in the competition must be members of the Pool & Hot Tub Association (PHTA), Independent Pool and Spa Service Association (IPSSA) or Asociación de Profesionales de la Piscina within the following states (Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming & Mexico), and are current with their dues. The competition is open to pool/spa or hot tub builders/ installers, designers, retailers or service companies that receive payment for the installation being submitted.

If you are interested in becoming an PHTA member, click here. If you are interested in becoming an IPSSA member, click here. If you are interested in becoming an APP member, click here.

Entry Submission Deadline:
Midnight (Central Time), Friday, October 21, 2020 NO EXTENSIONS

About the Competition:
Hundreds of entries are submitted each year, representing pool/spa or hot tub builders/ installers,designers, retailers or service companies.

Entry Fee:
A non-refundable entry fee in the amount of $95.00 U.S. dollars per entry must accompany each entry form submitted before Thursday, October 8, 2020. An entry fee of $125 US dollars per entry is required for entries submitted between Friday, October 9, 2020 and Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Payment can be made by credit card online (we accept VISA, MasterCard) or by check. Payment by check must be received prior to the deadline, to qualify as an eligible submission.

Helpful Links:
New Award of Excellence Category Listing (pdf)
Glossary of Terms (pdf)
Rules, Regulations, Helpful Hints (pdf)
Judging Process (pdf)
Southwest Pool and Spa Show (link)

By virtue of making application, all entrants agree to observe completely the SWPSS Award of Excellence rules and regulations. All entrants recognize that the SWPSS Award of Excellence Competition is essentially an aesthetic and technical competition, and agree that they will make no assertion or indicate that design soundness or safety considerations in the Competition are evaluated in any manner. SWPSS Award of Excellence makes no affirmations or certifications nor does it render any opinion with respect to the design soundness or safety of any entries or award winners, nor as to whether any entry or award-winning installation conforms in any respect with any ANSI standard or any other applicable government code or regulation. All entrants recognize that the only affirmations of compliance with any standard, code or regulations are those made by entrants themselves, and entrants or winners will make no representations to the contrary. By virtue of making application, all entrants agree to waive any right of action against SWPSS Award of Excellence for any loss that might be directly related to participation in the SWPSS Award of Excellence Competition, or denial thereof. Further, entrants agree to hold the Southwest Pool & Spa Show harmless as to any loss that might be directly related to participation in the Competition, or denial thereof.

Entrants also grant the Southwest Pool & Spa Show, Southwest Pool & Spa Show Award of Excellence the irrevocable right and unrestricted permission to use any photographs, images, descriptions or any other information submitted as part of your entry, for the advertising and or promotion of the Southwest Pool & Spa Show Award of Excellence Competition or the swimming pool industry.  You understand that any such use will be without compensation.

Questions?
SWPSS Award of Excellence Administrator:
Christi Jones, CEM
christi@mpire-group.com